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BC Gov News – Best of B.C. bestowed with Province’s highest honour

In front of friends, family and a room full of distinguished guests, 13 exceptional civic leaders were recognized today at Government House with the Order of British Columbia, the highest form of recognition the Province can extend to its citizens. “As chancellor of the Order of British Columbia, it is my great honour to congratulate […]

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PSA – Edmonton seeks next Indigenous Artist-in-Residence

September 20, 2018 The Indigenous Artist-in-Residence program adds to the City’s work to make Edmonton a welcoming place that fosters a sense of belonging for Indigenous peoples. The City of Edmonton is now accepting applications for its next Indigenous Artist-in-Residence. The program is open to Indigenous artists of various mediums, including, but not limited to, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 20186 Views

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The First Peoples’ Cultural Council’s CEO Receives Order of British Columbia

The First Peoples’ Cultural Council’s CEO Receives Order of British Columbia Brentwood Bay, B.C. – We are proud to announce that FPCC’s Chief Executive Officer Tracey Herbert has been appointed to the Order of British Columbia, the province’s highest form of recognition. Tracey received this honour at Government House in Victoria on September 20, 2018. […]

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Meet new Mount Education professor Amélie Lemieux

September 19, 2018 Mount Professor takes a multimodal approach to teaching and learning For as long as she can remember, Dr. Amélie Lemieux has always had a passion for learning and literacy in all forms. As a young child, Amélie accompanied her parents on daily trips to the library where she gained an appreciation for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 20189 Views

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ITK – ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting: Call For Nominations

September 18, 2018 — Each year, ITK works with ArcticNet to ensure that Inuit are well represented at ArcticNet’s Annual Scientific Meeting. We bring Inuit research priorities to the forefront and ensure that we continue working together towards Inuit self-determination in research, one of ITK’s strategic objectives. This year’s ASM is being held in Ottawa […]

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Family to gather on Highway 16 to honour Smithers, B.C., teen Jessica Patrick – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 20, 2018 SMITHERS, B.C. _ Family and friends of a young northwestern British Columbia mother are calling on people to gather along Highway 16 as a tribute to the 18-year-old. Jessica Patrick, also known as Jessica Balczer, was reported missing on Sept. 3, three days after she was last seen at a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 20188 Views

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NAFTA-Talks-Indigenous – Audio Clip P02 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Audio Sep 20, 2018 11:34 02 – (NAFTA-Talks- Indigenous) MP3 Audio: http://audio.cp.org/productionaudio/audio/2018/09/20/cp201809200074-1.mp3 OTTAWA. x–19s. The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is raising concerns that a promised Indigenous chapter in a renewed North American Free Trade Agreement “may not come to fruition.” Canadian Press reporter Terry Pedwell says those concerns are […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 20188 Views

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Undergraduate research wins at Randy Kobes Symposium

Today’s 13th annual Randy Kobes Undergraduate Research Symposium* saw a 20% increase in participation from last year, with 24 undergraduate students from seven different departments presenting their research. Chemistry took 29% of the wins this year and geography took 50% of the honourable mentions, with women in science winning big by 86%. This year’s winners, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 20188 Views

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MNA: Registry Sessions

Become a citizen of the Métis Nation of Alberta and get access to cultural enrichment programs, scholarships and skills training, housing, and more. Bring your completed citizen application form to our upcoming event or get assistance filling out the form from our Registry team. Details Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Time: 10 am – 6 […]

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Update:Balczer is pronounced BAHL’ zer. – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 20, 2018 SMITHERS, B.C. – Family and friends of a young northwestern British Columbia mother are calling on people to gather along Highway 16 as a tribute to the 18-year-old. Jessica Patrick, also known as Jessica Balczer, was reported missing on Sept. 3, three days after she was last […]

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NAFTA Talks Indigenous – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 20, 2018  OTTAWA – The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is raising concerns that a promised Indigenous chapter in a renewed North American Free Trade Agreement “may not come to fruition.” Perry Bellegarde’s recent letter to Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland adds to mounting concerns that […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 20184 Views

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Tŝilhqot’in Nation Relieved by Successful Injunction Prohibiting Taseko Drilling Program

Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation is relieved by the BC Court of Appeal’s decision to grant an interlocutory injunction against a drilling permit within the sacred sites of Te2tan Biny (Fish Lake) and surrounding areas. On August 23, 2018, the B.C. Supreme Court upheld a permit authorizing Taseko Mines Limited (TML) to undertake an […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 20184 Views

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Confederation College: Have Questions About Your Future College Education?

THUNDER BAY, ON, September 19, 2018 – The annual College Information Program (CIP) Tour will be visiting eight communities in northwestern Ontario from September 24 to 27, giving students the opportunity to explore 16 Ontario colleges – all in one place. The tour includes booths and displays featuring representatives from colleges from across Ontario, including Confederation […]

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Canadian federal and provincial governments have treated Indigenous consultation and rights as a burden, always seeking to do the least possible. – Policy Options

September 20, 2018 Canadian federal and provincial governments have treated Indigenous consultation and rights as a burden, always seeking to do the least possible. The Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) decision that quashed the federal approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and tanker project on August 30 was big news across the world, because […]

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Indigenous podcast comes to U of A for first-ever live taping – Folio

September 19 2018 Media Indigena brings edgy, informative voices to the current-affairs conversation. An increasingly popular podcast that discusses current events with an Indigenous perspective will be taping its show live for the first time this Friday at the University of Alberta. “We’re informative, but we have a bit of an edge that will ruffle […]

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U of Lethbridge: University proudly raises Blackfoot Confederacy Flag

Sep 20, 2018 The University of Lethbridge is honoured by its relationship with the local Blackfoot community and proud to be located on traditional Blackfoot territory. Today, the University is excited to celebrate this intrinsic bond by permanently raising and flying the Blackfoot Confederacy Flag. For more than 50 years, Indigenous culture has been woven […]

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Okanagan College to host 10th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow

Sep 20, 2018 Okanagan College will host its 10th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow on Thursday, Sept. 20, once again bringing hundreds of dancers to the Kelowna campus for a celebration of Indigenous culture. To mark the ten-year milestone, this year’s event will also feature a special ceremony honouring two Indigenous community members who have played […]

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Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief disturbed by violent incident in Manitoulin Island

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (September 20, 2018)— Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare is deeply disturbed after learning of the violent incident that occurred at a Manitoulin Secondary School that stemmed from racism. “I am in disbelief that our First Nation students are still the target for racism and violence while attending school in this […]

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IDM Mining’s Red Mountain Gold Project Enters Final Stage of Federal Environmental Assessment Process

September 20th, 2018, Vancouver, BC – IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX.V:IDM) (OTCQB:IDMMF) (“IDM” or the “Company”) announces that the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (“CEA Agency”) has initiated the final stage of the Red Mountain Gold Project (“Red Mountain” or the “Project”) environmental assessment process.  Specifically, the CEA Agency has invited the public, Nisga’a Nation and interested stakeholders […]

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Drone Delivery Canada Announces Pilot Project in Moosonee and Moose Factory, Ontario

Toronto, ON, September 20, 2018, Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLT OTC:TAKOF), is pleased to announce that the Company has successfully assembled its team and infrastructure in the communities of Moosonee and Moose Factory, Ontario to commence its Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Pilot Project ‘BVLOS Pilot Project’. “We intend to deploy our technology to support […]

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Family of Jessica Patrick ask community to gather on Highway 16 as body brought home – CBC

Patrick was member of the Lake Babine First Nation Sep 20, 2018 Family and friends of Jessica Patrick, an 18-year-old whose body was found near Smithers, B.C. two days ago, are asking community members to gather along Highway 16 as her body is brought home from Prince George. The call came on Facebook, with some […]

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Serengeti Acquires NSR Royalties on Thor Marmot and Deer Lake Copper-Gold Properties in British Columbia

Vancouver, B.C., September 20, 2018, Serengeti Resources Inc. (SIR: TSX-V) (“Serengeti” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Net Smelter Return (“NSR”) royalties of 0.75 % on each of the Thor Marmot and Deer Lake Properties located in the Kemess District and Kamloops Mining districts, respectively  of British Columbia from Electrum […]

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M’Chigeeng First Nation calls out OPP, Rainbow board after high school brawl – Sudbury.com

Rally to protest situation taking place on First Nation Friday morning M’Chigeeng First Nation is calling out both the Rainbow District School Board and the OPP after a racially charged brawl broke out at Manitoulin Secondary School Sept. 14. The First Nation is holding a rally to protest the situation at the M’Chigeeng First Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 20189 Views

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National Access Cannabis Corp. Announces Execution of Cannabis Retail Organization Agreement with the Province of Manitoba

Pursuant to the Cannabis Retail Organization Agreement NAC continues to develop 10 recreational cannabis stores in Manitoba with an additional 5 stores in partnership with Manitoban First Nations, all under the META™ brand. The Company expects to open 8 locations in Manitoba by the end of the year, with plans to open the remaining corporate and First Nations locations […]

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Inuit corporation doubles down on fisheries – Nunatsiaq News

September 20, 2018 Qikiqtani Inuit Association’s business arm now fully owns the FV Saputi The Qikiqtaaluk Fisheries Corp. and its factory freezer trawler, FV Saputi, are now 100-per-cent Inuit-owned, following a buyout by the Nunavut company of its minority shareholder and long-time business partner, Nataaqnaq Fisheries Inc. The deal was about five years in the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 20186 Views

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Tamarack Announces Operational Update, Production Guidance Increase and Inclusion in TSX Composite Index

Calgary, Alberta – September 20, 2018 – Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. (“Tamarack” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, due to exceptional 2018 drilling results, current production is ahead of forecast. As a result, the Company is pleased to provide its second guidance increase for 2018 annual and exit production and preliminary 2019 annual […]

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Celebrating indigenous culture at Waterloo Region Museum – CTV

September 20, 2018 A Taste of Indigenous Canada took place at the Waterloo Region Museum on Wednesday evening. The evening began with a traditional smudging ceremony before moving to song, dance and storytelling. Dozens of people attended the evening, eating bannock and trying traditional medicine. “Unless Canadians understand the rich and diverse indigenous culture that […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 20188 Views

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Horse Lake First Nation Celebrates Water Treatment System – Water Canada

September 20, 2018 Horse Lake First Nation has celebrated the grand opening of a new water treatment system, which came online in May 2018 after nearly three years of construction. Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated Horse Lake First Nation on the opening of their new system. The new water treatment system in the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 20186 Views

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Romios Begins Follow-up Work On Epithermal and Skarn Cu-Au-Ag-Co Prospects At Its Newmont Lake Project and Stakes Additional Claims in the Golden Triangle Area, BC

TORONTO, ONTARIO, September 20, 2018, Romios Gold Resources Inc. (“Romios” or the “Company”) (TSX.V-RG) (OTC-PK: RMIOF) (Frankfurt: D4R) today announced that geologists are on the company’s Newmont Lake property for a program of detailed mapping and sampling on several new target types identified during the July 2018 exploration program. That work led to the recognition of elevated cobalt […]

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Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief disturbed by violent incident in Manitoulin Island – SaultOnline.com

September 19, 2018 Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare is deeply disturbed after learning of the violent incident that occurred at a Manitoulin Secondary School that stemmed from racism. “I am in disbelief that our First Nation students are still the target for racism and violence while attending school in this day and age. […]

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Alexco Updates Bermingham Mineral Resource

September 20, 2018 ‑ Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE American: AXU) (TSX:AXR) (“Alexco” or the “Company”) today reports an updated and expanded mineral resource estimate for the Bermingham deposit, located within the Keno Hill Silver District (“KHSD”) in Canada’s Yukon Territory. Summary As a result of exploration work conducted in 2017 and 2018, the Bermingham indicated mineral resources […]

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Fort Nelson Dene director named B.C. Land Champion – Sustainable Biz Canada

Fort Nelson First Nation director Lana Lowe, who “has made enormous contributions to manage and protect water, land, and wildlife habitat,” will receive the 2018 Land Champion Award from The Real Estate Foundation of B.C. The award recognizes a person who has made a significant impact on land use, conservation, and/or real estate practices in […]

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The future of food is ready for harvest – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 20, 2018  By Charles Z. Levkoe, Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Food Systems, Lakehead University THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: Charles Z. Levkoe, […]

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Commission finds deficiencies in Amber Tuccaro disappearance case – CityNews Toronto

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Nominations open again for Toronto election after province’s legal victory – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 20, 2018  TORONTO _ Nominations are once again open for candidates wishing to take part in the Toronto municipal election that’s been at the centre of a provincial political storm. Premier Doug Ford’s decision to slash the size of the city’s council from 47 to 25 seats in the middle of the […]

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New Gold Announces Sale of Mesquite Mine

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2018 – New Gold Inc. (“New Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX:NGD) (NYSE American:NGD) today announces that it has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement (the “Agreement”) with Equinox Gold Corp. (“Equinox”) to sell its Mesquite Mine located in California. Under the terms of the Agreement, New Gold will receive $158 million […]

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Imperial Reports Drilling Intersects 21.7 metres grading 16.99% zinc and 3.44% lead and 2.41g/t silver at Ruddock Creek

Imperial Reports Drilling Intersects 21.7 metres grading 16.99% zinc and 3.44% lead and 2.41g/t silver at Ruddock Creek Vancouver | September 19, 2018 | Imperial Metals Corporation (“Imperial” or the “Company”) (TSX:III) reports results from RD-18-V41, the first surface diamond drill hole of a planned three hole program targeting the deep extension of the V-Zone at the Ruddock […]

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Destiny Seymour Honoured at Indigenous Homecoming – UM Today

September 20, 2018 — To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge as part of Indigenous Homecoming @UMIndigenous has been sharing inspirational people who have contributed to the Migizii Agamik community. One of the 10 featured people is Destiny Seymour, a Faculty of Architecture Alumni. Destiny completed her degree in Interior […]

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QIA expands Qikiqtani Truth Commission website

Iqaluit, Nunavut – September 19, 2018 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is pleased to announce the improved Qikiqtani Truth Commission (QTC) website www.qtcommission.ca. Throughout the past year QIA’s staff have been working on improving and expanding the QTC website to ensure that the public online resources are more user friendly and accessible. The new website features […]

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Earth Run in the Rouge and Indigenous Arts Celebration – Toronto.com

Art and music from several of the First Nation communities will be featured Sep 18, 2018 Rouge National Urban Park has a rich and diverse natural, cultural and agricultural history. It is home to more than 10,000 years of human history including some of Canada’s oldest known Indigenous sites. In collaboration with Rouge National Urban […]

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Tlowitsis Nation Establishes Nenagwas, a New Community Near Campbell River – Coast Funds

September 19, 2018 The Tlowitsis Nation traditionally travelled and lived throughout their territories, which span the coastal area of Northern Vancouver Island, Johnstone Strait and adjacent mainland inlets. In the late 1960s, the Tlowitsis were displaced from Kalagwees, their primary winter residence on Turnour Island, leading the Nation to be culturally and physically separated from […]

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ITAC To Attend IFTM Top Resa in Paris, France September 25-28, 2018

September 19, 2018, Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver, BC) – The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) is joining Destination Canada and exhibiting at the most significant trade show for the French language market, IFTM Top Resawhich is celebrating its 40th anniversary and covers all areas of travel: leisure, business, MICE and groups. This year, IFTM Top Resa is expecting 32,480 professionals, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201811 Views

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Freeland brings optimism, resolve to table as NAFTA talks resume in Washington – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 20, 2018  WASHINGTON _ Chrystia Freeland and her U.S. trade counterpart are back at the NAFTA negotiating table today as time marches on towards a congressional deadline for a three-way deal before the end of the month. But the foreign affairs minister insists she’s not watching the clock. Rather, she says Canada’s […]

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Dalhousie U: Research tracks Indigenous health trends and determinants

Sep 20, 2018 The health status of Indigenous adults has been deteriorating in Canada for over a decade, and socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous Canadians have increased over time. These were some of the findings in a paper recently published by Dalhousie researchers in the Health Policy journal. “Socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous peoples living […]

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First Nation poverty has historical context – Battlefords News-Optimist

September 19, 2018 Generational poverty among First Nation people is explained by historical context, trustee Richard Hiebert wrote in a presentation featured at the Sept. 14 Living Sky School Division board meeting. “First Nation people were systematically disenfranchised, dispossessed and relegated to the margins of society.” Treaties According to the Canadian Encyclopedia, historically, “Aboriginal economies […]

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Canadian First Nations launch a nation-to-nation online gaming and entertainment network

Canada’s only First Nation-owned online gaming network platform has just launched its first of several white label brands, VictoryGamez.com. OHSWEKEN, ON, Sept. 20 2018 – Victory Gamez, Hello Bingo! and MonkeyDog Bingo are part of the Nation 2 Nation Network (N2N), a new online entertainment platform licenced by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission with servers located within the Mohawk Territory […]

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Andrew Scheer tells Trudeau to invite Energy East ‘back to the table’ – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 19, 2018  By Janice Dickson THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says if the Liberal government is serious about developing the energy sector and getting oil resources to market, it will re-engage in discussions with TransCanada about the abandoned Energy East pipeline project. In a heated exchange between Scheer […]

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Draft Yukon Tourism Development Strategy released

Sep 19, 2018 The Government of Yukon, in collaboration with the Yukon Tourism Development Strategy Steering Committee, released the draft strategy for public comment today. Yukoners are asked to share their thoughts on the draft by October 3, 2018. Sustainable Tourism. Our Path. Our Future. lays out a vision for tourism to be a vibrant, […]

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New facility equips NVIT students for innovative careers

Sep 19, 2018 MERRITT – Students at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) now have improved access to hands-on career training in areas like culinary arts and environmental resource technology at an innovative building that has officially opened its doors. “NVIT plays an important role by providing an education grounded in Indigenous culture, tradition and […]

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U.S. procurement demand on Canada, Mexico fading from NAFTA: sources – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 19, 2018 By Mike Blanchfield THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The United States has backed away from its contentious demands for lucrative procurement projects in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, The Canadian Press has learned. Mexico and Canada are both quietly taking credit for standing firm against the […]

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